Mr Hans Svensson > Bird & Bird > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

Bird & Bird
NORRLANDSGATAN 15
BOX 7714
103 95 STOCKHOLM
Sweden
Hans Svensson photo

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Hans Svensson a Partner in our office in Sweden, and the head of the Corporate practice group in Stockholm. He is a key member of our Media Sector Group and heads the Nordic Tech & Comms Sector Group and the Banking & Finance Practice Group.

Hans has more than 20 years of experience in public and private M&A, capital markets, financing and joint ventures both locally and internationally. His extensive experience means that Hans is very versatile and he is exceptionally successful in the field of transaction advice. His industry and sector experience spans over a wide range of businesses in the communications, media and tech sectors and his clients are mainly entrepreneurs, private equity owned companies, and businesses with strategic challenges.

Apart from offering transaction advice, Hans is also a trusted senior advisor to owners, directors and managers. He attracts extraordinary endorsements from an international and domestic client base.

Career

Managing Partner, Bird & Bird Sweden 2015- , Partner, Bird & Bird 2007- , Associate, Bird & Bird 2004-2007, General Counsel (corporate & M&A), Eniro AB (publ) 2000-2004, Associate, Lindahl 1996-2000, Law clerk, Gothenburg District Court 1994-1996

Languages

Swedish, English, French

Memberships

Hans is a member of the Swedish bar association, Advokat. He is also an active member of several formal and informal business networks in Sweden, Finland and France.

Education

LL.M., University of Lund – 1994, European Master in Law & Economics (Hamburg, Ghent & Paris IX-Dauphine) – 1993

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Bird & Bird advises on all kinds of corporate matters, including joint ventures, private equity buyouts, post-acquisition integration work, capital markets issues, and venture capital investments. Alongside the firms well-established expertise in the technology, media, telecoms and IP spheres, the firm has extended its expertise to the retail, consumer, energy, and renewable energy industries. Hans Svensson and Nordic operations head Mårten Willamo jointly lead the corporate practice, while Mattias Lindberg heads up the commercial practice and has extensive expertise in the retail, consumer and technology sectors.

Sweden > IT and telecoms

Bird & Bird focuses on the software and services, and digital business sectors, and has also been involved the development of a number of products in the fintech arena. Hans Svensson co-heads the practice and has over 20 years’ experience in public and private M&A, capital markets, financing and joint ventures, while Mattias Lindberg, who also leads the team, is recommended for commercial matters and strategic agreements; Lindberg is also experienced in litigation, both on a national and European level. Jan Berg left for Advokatfirman Lindahl KB.